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2020 WVMEA

SOLO & ENSEMBLE

Applications are now CLOSED for 2020 STATE HONORS RECITAL SOLO and ENSEMBLE.  Recordings (mp3 required) should be of the highest recording quality possible. DO NOT include any identifying information in the title or file properties. Each submission will be given a number so the identity of soloist/ensemble is not known to the judges.

Recording Submission Deadline: All recordings must be electronically submitted no later than Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11:00pm.  Late submissions of any kind will not be accepted under ANY circumstances.  Notifications: Submissions will be judged on Sunday, February 16th and all those accepted will be notified by email as well as posted on the WVMEA website ASAP.  For further information visit the WVMEA Website, contact your site chair, or the State Solo and Ensemble Chair, Will Cosby.

WVMEA Solo and Ensemble Festivals are generally held on a Saturday in January or February. Students and teachers must meet the requirements set forth in the Solo and Ensemble Rules and Regulations in order to be eligible to participate. All participating teachers must be current members at the time of the festival.

Please be advised: The Rules and Regulations for this year have changed significantly from the past. Please read them thoroughly to be sure you are up to date on all information. New or edited information from previous years will be highlighted throughout. With this being the case all Site Registrations will now be completed electronically. Please see the WVMEA website for further information.

Solo & Ensemble Rules and Regulations
Download the 2020 solo & ensemble rules and regulations for information on eligibility, fees, music selection, copyright, and more.  Download Here >>

Special Note:
Download this spreadsheet and enter all required information. Save the worksheet with school name and file extension .xlsx then upload it at the registration link below (on page 2). No other file formats will be accepted, and no other form may be attached.
State Solo and Ensemble Chair:
WILL COSBY
Email: cosbywl@gmail.com
Phone: (304) 203-7920

2020 WV State Solo & Ensemble Recital Finalists

Hannah Lynch
Olivia Miller
Paige Wallace
Mallet Trio / Surprise!
John Marshall HS - Tracey Filben

Percussion Ensemble
Suite No. 1 by Smith
Parkersburg South HS - Eric Staats & Ryan Swanson

Johah Henthorne
Marimba / Yellow After the Rain
Wheeling Park HS - Seth Bell & David M. Alfred

Olivia Miller
Snare / Bass Drum / From the Manor to the Heights
John Marshall HS - Tracey Filben

George Kester
Marimba / Rain Dance
Tyler Consolidated HS - Matthew Jennings

Audrey Sundstrom
Piano / First Arabesque
Picard Young Piano Studio - Karen Picard Young

Sam Wilson
Piano / Arabasque op. 100 No. 2
Picard Young Piano Studio - Karen Picard Young

Nick Murphy
Piano / Paganini Jazz
Parkersburg South HS - Eric Staats

Aiden Shreves
Piano / Reverie
Parkersburg South HS - Eric Staats & Marie Mallory

Matthew Bowers
Piano / Prelude in C
Edison MS - Greg Myers

Athina Mirchosravi
Guitar / Asturias
Wheeling Park HS - Seth Bell & David M. Alfred

Travis Weller
Double Bass / Eccles Sonata Movement 1
Spring Mills HS - Dr. Jeannine Sturm

Brass Choir
Centennial Fanfare
Wheeling Park HS - David M. Alfred

Matthew Riddle
Tuba / Morceau Vivant
Tyler Consolidated HS - Matthew Jennings

Brass Choir
Intrada No. 7
Tyler Consolidated HS - Matthew Jennings

Harley Yeater
Tuba / 40 Fathoms
Tyler Consolidated HS - Matthew Jennings

Isaac Neff
Euphonium / Song for Ina
Paden City HS - Debra Price

Savannah Vance
Trumpet / Fantasie in Eb
Ravenswood HS - Dr. Scott Tignor

Sophie Agrawl
Ramsey Ash
Clarinet Duet / Poulenc Sonata for Two Clarinets
Huntington High & Cabell Midland - Joe Hardin

Woodwind Quintet
In Dreams
Blennerhassett MS - Will Cosby

Liam Wellman
Alto Saxophone / Diversion
Huntington HS - Brian Dunfee

Armaan Karimpour
Clarinet / Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra
Homeschooled - Kristie Finney

Lydia Brown
Flute / Allegretto
Charles Town MS - Rachel Allen

Amelia Garrett
Arielle Garrett
Ireland Garrett
Vocal Trio / Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Mercer Christian Academy - Alandra Blume Hinkle

Jesse Eaton
James Reedy
Vocal Duet / Praise Him
Parkersburg HS - Joshua Dubs

Rachel Price
Soprano / Meadowlark
Paden City HS - Haley Williams

Shawnte McWhorter
Soprano / Take O’ Take Those Lips Away
Lewis County HS - Seth Stemple & Jeremiah Smallridge

Elei Haynes
Soprano /Spark of Creation
Mercer Christian Academy - Alandra Blume Hinkle

Makenzie Merritt
Soprano / Hopelessly Devoted to You
Charles Town MS - Angela Flook

Lauren Modesitt
Soprano / Se Tu M’ami
Parkersburg HS - Joshua Dubs

Aaron Hardy
Bass / O Isis und Osiris
Parkersburg HS - Joshua Dubs

Faith Childers
Mezzo Soprano / Liebst du um Shonheit
Parkersburg South HS - Jennifer Ratliff

Haylen Irvine
Soprano / Pieta, Signore!
Parkersburg South HS - Jennifer Ratliff

FESTIVAL SITES

Site 1: PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL

Address: 1321 Stafford Dr, Princeton WV 24740

Registration Deadline: January 24th
Festival Date: February 8th

Lee Ann Lykens
Email: llykens@k12.wv.us
Mary Withers
Email: mwithers@k12.wv.us
Phone: 304-425-8101

Site 2: EASTERN GREENBRIER MIDDLE SCHOOL

Address: 403 Knight Dr, Ronceverte WV 24901

Registration Deadline: January 17th
Festival Date: February 1st

Brian Carr
Email: becarr@k12.wv.us
Phone: 304-744-9219

Site 3: WEST VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Address: 1500 Greenbrier St, Charleston WV 25311

Registration Deadline: January 17th
Festival Date: February 1st

Briana Blankenship
Email: bdblankenship@k12.wv.us
Phone: 304-348-6500

Site 4: BUCKHANNON-UPSHUR HIGH SCHOOL

Address: 270 Bu Dr, Buckhannon WV 26201

Registration Deadline: January 17th
Festival Date: February 1st

Jeremiah Smallridge
Email: jsmallridge@k12.wv.us
Phone: 304-472-3720

Site 5: PARKERSBURG SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL and OHIO VALLEY UNIVERSITY

Address: 1511 Blizzard Dr., Parkersburg WV 26101

Registration Deadline: January 17th
Festival Date: January 31st (piano only) & February 1st (all others)

Eric Staats
Email: edstaats@k12.wv.us
Phone: 304-420-9610

Site 6: SPRING MILLS HIGH SCHOOL

Address: 499 Campus Dr, Martinsburg WV 25404

Registration Deadline: January 15th
Festival Date: February 1st

Jeannine Sturm
Email: jsturm@k12.wv.us
Phone: (304)-274-5141 Ext. 50473

Site 7: WEST LIBERTY UNIVERSITY

Address: West Liberty University, Music Dept, West Liberty, WV 26074

Registration Deadline: January 17th
Festival Date: February 1st

Patrick Garrett
Email: patrick.garrett@westliberty.edu
Phone: 304.336.8006

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